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Prayers offered at the flagpole

 Posted on May 13, 2015 at 10:42 am

The Elsberry Ministerial Alliance along with various other members of the local community participated in the National Day of Prayer on May 7. The service took place at the flagpole located at the intersection of Broadway and Hwy. 79. Leaders and congregates from Elsberry’s many churches gathered to pray for the federal, state and local government. Other societal institutions receiving prayer included the military, the media, the business community, education,

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  • God’s House of Ministry to offer free meal to the community on April 26

     Posted on April 23, 2015 at 9:33 am


    Several weeks ago The Elsberry Democrat reported that the Hillcrest Lodge and Motel was returning to Elsberry and shared with its readers the efforts of Lee Hartley and others to operate the facility as both a business and a ministry. Those efforts have already born fruit. “‘God’s House of Ministry’ is up and running,” said Hartley. The church, located at 3407 N. Hwy. 79, enjoyed an attendance of more than

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  • Stations of the Cross to be observed in Elsberry

     Posted on March 26, 2015 at 8:09 am


    The Elsberry Ministerial Alliance would like to invite the residents of Elsberry to join them in a special Easter Worship Experience known as the Stations of the Cross on April 3. The event, held on Good Friday, will begin at the Elsberry United Methodist Church at 4 p.m. After attendees have assembled, the group will leave the church and proceed along a pre-planned route on Broadway. In the event of

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  • Morning Star Church Offers Safe Haven for Christmas Blues

     Posted on November 24, 2014 at 12:45 pm


    This time of year, Americans are flooded with messages saying they should be full of joy for the holidays – a myth saying that something is wrong with those that feel blue for Christmas. Morning Star Church doesn’t believe this myth and is offering an alternative. Knowing that many people experience profound sadness during the holiday season, Morning Star is hosting its third annual ‘Blue Christmas Service’ on Dec. 17

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  • Elsberry United Methodist Church launches “Community Garden” project

     Posted on September 10, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Elsberry United Methodist Church member Tom Seeger addresses the Elsberry Board of Aldermen during the Aug. 12 meeting.

    During the Aug. 12 meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Elsberry, Tom Seeger, a member of the Elsberry United Methodist Church, addressed the board with regard to the possibility of creating a “community garden” on land currently owned by the city. “About 2 ½ years ago we started a mission project at our church called ‘Feed Them, Teach Them, Love Them’,” said Seeger. “We found certain

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  • Celebrating 160 years of A.B.S. in Lincoln County

     Posted on August 14, 2014 at 10:26 am


    On August 20, the Lincoln County Chapter of the American Bible Society will hold its 160th annual gathering. The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a fellowship meal in the Mount Zion A.R. Presbyterian Church located at 861 Hwy. V. The meal is scheduled to end at 7:00 p.m., at which time special music will be provided by Angela Winkelmeier and her parents, Rev. Bill and Brenda Maupin. Bill,

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  • Community is Invited to Experience Prayer Aug. 22; Morning Star Church Offers Opportunity to Hear God’s Voice

     Posted on July 25, 2014 at 8:45 am


    The community is to invited to Experience Prayer: How Do I Know If I’m Hearing God’s Voice? at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22. Experience Prayer will be located at Morning Star Church (1600 Feise Road, Dardenne Prairie, Mo 63368.) The event will provide instruction, worship, and prayer. The number one goal of the evening is for guests to simply seek the Father and to learn how to just be

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